Proof that Lucasfilm listens to its fans, The Hollywood Reporter just broke the news that a Star Wars stand-alone film centered on Obi-Wan Kenobi is in the works. The movie would focus on Obi-Wan Kenobi, the Jedi padawan of Qui-Gon Jinn, in Star Wars: Phantom… Read More »Yes! Lucasfilm reportedly working on Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars movie
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Two days after announcing that its production of the second Star Wars anthology film, based on the young Han Solo character, would be parting ways with its directors, Lucasfilm has found a replacement director. Academy Award-winning filmmaker Ron Howard will take over the as-yet untitled… Read More »Director Ron Howard selected to take over production of Star Wars stand-alone Han Solo film
This considerably less than solemn photo from the cabin of the Millennium Falcon signals the assembled cast of the first Han Solo Star Wars Story movie on the first day of filming. The adventure-filled past of the iconic scoundrel and everyone’s favorite Wookiee is being… Read More »Han Solo stand-alone Star Wars film goes into production
Get ready to have a Star Wars Christmas for the foreseeable future. No, George Lucas hasn’t okay the re-release of the infamous made for TV Movie, instead Disney and Lucasfilm are making good on their promise to release a new film set in that famous galaxy far, far, away and long ago every year.
The date they’ve chosen for Episode VII is December 18th, 2015 and just announced today, is the date for the first stand alone Star Wars property (not associated with a trilogy) will open on – December 16th, 2016. Looks like someone at Disney thinks they can make December releases the new family tradition. That probably tells us something about the rating to expect for the films as well.
Although just one date has been announced, Lucasfilm and Disney have begun development on multiple stand-alone movies that will offer new stories beyond the core Saga. Gareth Edwards, who directed this year’s “Godzilla,” will direct the first stand-alone film, with a screenplay by Gary Whitta. Read More »First Stand Alone Star Wars Film Gets Director, Scribe